Royal Elm Park – Two Sides to the Story

_20160217_213544Last week plans were submitted to the council for the redevelopment of the Madejski Stadium car park.  I covered this topic when the idea was unveiled at a public exhibition in November.  Now that the formal application has gone in, we can take a closer look at the detail.  There will probably be two opposing camps, so I thought I’d present each side of the argument. Continue reading “Royal Elm Park – Two Sides to the Story”

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Royal Elm Park – Two Sides to the Story

Should we abolish Wokingham Borough?

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This blog is not generally intended to be political.  However, there are a few subjects where it just can’t be helped.  In 1998 Berkshire County Council was abolished and replaced with six unitary authorities.  With those councils currently agonising over setting their 2016 tax rates, this seems like an opportune moment to stand back and take a look at the system implemented nearly two decades ago.

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Should we abolish Wokingham Borough?